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Camden College of Arts and Sciences
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Engineering Transfer 005
Accounting 010
African American Studies 014
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Minor Requirements
Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
American History 512
American Literature 352
American Studies 050
Anthropology 070
Art (Art 080, Art History 082)
Arts and Sciences 090 (Interdisciplinary Courses)
Astronomy 100
Biochemistry 115
Biology 120
Biomedical Technology 124
Business Administration 135
Business Law 140
Chemistry (Biochemistry 115, Chemistry 160)
Childhood Studies 163
Classical Studies Minor
Computer Science 198
Criminal Justice 202
Dance 203
Ecommerce and Information Technology 623
Economics 220
Engineering Transfer Program 005
English (English Literature 350, American Literature 352, Film 354, Journalism 570, Linguistics 615, Writing 989)
European Studies 310
Finance 390
Fine Arts (Art 080, Art History 082; Museum Studies 698; Music 700, 701; Speech 950; Theater Arts 965)
Foreign Languages and Literatures (French 420, German 470, Italian 560, Russian 860, Spanish 940)
Geology 460
History (Historical Methods and Research 509; European History 510; American History 512; African, Asian, Latin American, and Comparative History 516)
Home Economics 520
Honors College 525
International Studies Program 549
Student-Proposed Majors and Minors 555
Journalism 570
Justice and Society 572
Latin American Studies Minor
Liberal Studies 606
Linguistics 615
Management 620
Marketing 630
Mathematical Sciences (Mathematics 640, Statistics 960)
Media Studies 657
Medicine, Dentistry, and Veterinary Medicine
Museum Studies 698
Music 700, 701
Nursing 705
Pharmacy 720
Philosophy and Religion 730, 840
Physics 750
Political Science 790
Psychology 830
Religion 840
Reserve Officer Training Programs
Russian 860
General Science 890
Social Work 910
Sociology (Anthropology 070, Criminal Justice 202, Sociology 920)
Spanish 940
Speech 950
Statistics 960
Teacher Preparation Program 964
Theater Arts (Dance 203, Speech 950, Theater Arts 965)
Urban Studies and Metropolitan Planning 975
Walt Whitman Program in American Studies
Women's Studies 988
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  Camden Undergraduate Catalog 2008-2010 Liberal Arts Colleges Programs, Faculty, and Courses African American Studies 014 Courses  


50:014:130 Introduction to African-American Studies (D) (3) A broad study of the African American, which surveys the key issues affecting that group's status in the United States. The interdisciplinary dynamics of history, sociology, anthropology, psychology, politics, economics, urban studies, literature, general aesthetics, religion, philosophy, and media theories. Course defines and traces development of projected images to analyze and eliminate the myths.
50:014:300 The Slave Narratives (D) (3) An intensive study of African-American and other English-language slave narratives, including Olaudah Equiano, Frederick Douglass, Harriet Jacobs, and Josiah Henson.
50:014:301 The Era of the Harlem Renaissance (D) (3) Emphasis on the historical impact of W.E.B. DuBois, the First Great Migration, World War I, and Marcus Garvey on the African-American cultural renaissance of the 1920s.
50:014:310 Independent Study (BA) Independent readings under the supervision of a faculty member. Intended for African American study majors. For juniors and seniors only. Credits and hours are by arrangement. Prerequisite: Permission of the director of the African American studies program required.
50:014:364 The African-American Political Tradition (D) (3) A survey of the diversity within the African-American political tradition, including assimilation, cultural pluralism, nationalism, and separatism. Examination of writings of Delany, Crummell, Turner, Garvey, DuBois, and Malcolm X, among others.
50:014:381 Special Topics in African-American Studies (D) (3) Exploration of a theme in African-American studies. More than one may be taken.
50:014:382 Special Topics in African-American Studies (D) (3) Exploration of a theme in African-American studies, usually in the spring semester. More than one course under this number may be taken.
50:014:400 The Capstone Project (D) (3) An independent research and writing project supervised by a faculty adviser, on a topic of interest to the student but subject to the approval of the adviser, culminating in a research paper 25-30 pages in length. Ordinarily students will take this course in their senior year.
50:014:401 Special Topics: Service Learning (BA) Internship experience in community service.
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